Eragrostis aspera (Jacq.) Nees

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Status: Native
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Notes: Caespitose annual
Derivation of specific name: aspera: rough
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,N,W,C,E,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Cb,N,Lk
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Literature:

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 15.

Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Pages 94 - 96. (Includes a picture).

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 468. (Includes a picture).

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 38.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 103.

Poilecot, P. (2007). Eragrostis species of Zimbabwe Éditions Quae,Versailles, France Pages 108 - 109. (Includes a picture).

Roodt, V. (2015). Grasses & Grazers of Botswana and the surrounding savanna Struik Nature, South Africa Pages 102 - 103. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 136.

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 189.

Other sources of information about Eragrostis aspera:

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Flora of Botswana: Eragrostis aspera
Flora of Caprivi: Eragrostis aspera
Flora of Malawi: Eragrostis aspera
Flora of Mozambique: Eragrostis aspera
Flora of Zimbabwe: Eragrostis aspera

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Eragrostis aspera
African Plant Database: Eragrostis aspera
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Eragrostis aspera
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Eragrostis aspera
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Eragrostis aspera
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Eragrostis aspera
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Eragrostis aspera
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Eragrostis aspera
iNaturalist: Eragrostis aspera
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Eragrostis aspera
JSTOR Plant Science: Eragrostis aspera
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Eragrostis aspera
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Eragrostis aspera
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Eragrostis aspera
Plants of the World Online: Eragrostis aspera
The Plant List (version 1.1): Eragrostis aspera
Tropicos: Eragrostis aspera
Wikipedia: Eragrostis aspera


Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-19

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2019). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Eragrostis aspera.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=104650, retrieved 20 September 2019

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